The Biennial is planned to be opened on the September 2 2013 and continue throughout the October till November 1.
The Biennial is a project of the Modern-ist Association located in Istanbul and it is supported by the Ministry of Culture in Turkey. The project will continue till the 1.11.2013. The meeting of all the biennial artists will take place on the 31 of August in Bodrum.It will use several exhibitions places in the city:Bodrum Castle; Sevket Sabanci Cultural Center,Oasis Nurol Art Gallery,Haluk Elbe Art Gallery, Osmanli Tersanesi Art Gallery.
The Participating Artists:
Ali Asker Bal (TR), Alpaslan Ucar (TR), Anca Sinpalean (RO), Andreas Marti (CH), Ayeesha Quarishi ( PK),Baris Ger (TR), Baris Karayazgan (TR), Beyza Ergun (TR), Bogna Burska ( PL)), Buket Acartürk (TR), Cora Piantoni (DE), Elif Soyer (TR),Ergin Cavusoglu (TR), Ersin Dündar (TR), Evren Gül (TR), Fergül Yüce l(TR), Figen Aydintasbas(TR), Gideonsson/Londre (SE),Gül Bolulu (TR), Gülseren Südor (TR), Gülsün Orhon (TR), Halide Okumus (TR),Hülya Degerbilir (TR),Hülya Toksöz (TR), Lale Cavuldur(TR), Lea Contestabile (IT),Maria Sezer (TR), Matt Gee(TR), Monica Diener ( CH), Mustafa Sener (TR), Nancy Susan Woods (USA), , Onur Ayangil (TR), Orhan Teker (TR), Renk Martin (GB), Sebahat Hasircioglu (TR), Sebnem Altuntas (TR), Serap Efe Degismesz (TR),Setenay Ozbek (TR), Steve Gee (GB), Tatiana May Kallergis (GR), Teoman Südor (TR), Ursula Soltermann Katipoglu (CH, TR) , Yusuf Katipoglu (TR) Yvonne Good (CH)).
Bedri Rahmi Eyüboglu; ( Bedri Rahmi is a famous Turkish artist who made one of the first ‘Blue Cruises’ in Turkey. Following his visit a bay was named after him.), Erdal Alantar and Ilhan Koman are one of the most respected older artists in Turkey.
Some of the talks, which will be held throughout the Biennial at the Oasis Cultural Center:
Art and Beyond , by Doç. Dr. Alpaslan Ucar
Words, Icons and Meanings ; by Doç. Dr. Alpaslan Ucar
Neyzen Tevfik and Nihilism ; by Doc. Dr. Ali Asker Bal
Bodrum`s influence in the intellectual world / Halikarnas Balıkçısı; by Doc. Dr. Ali Asker Bal
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